We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Seals by Sea Tours

25 Peacocks Rd, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5526 7247
Review Highlights
Lots of seals, well worth doing

We enjoyed our tour, seeing lots of cute seals close up. Seals were jumping out of the water beside... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Great time

The boat driver is very knowledgeable. The seals are lovely. This was my third time. I come back... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Read all 50 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“boat ride” (6 reviews)
“life jackets” (5 reviews)
25 Peacocks Rd, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5526 7247
Write a Review
Reviews (50)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We enjoyed our tour, seeing lots of cute seals close up. Seals were jumping out of the water beside us, playing with bits of seaweed, etc. Also enjoyed thrill of swell and waves at Cape Bridgewater. Be warned though that the walk to the pick...More

1  Thank TravellingAussieMum
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The boat driver is very knowledgeable. The seals are lovely. This was my third time. I come back everytime I go to through here.

1  Thank dan931
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Cannot recommend this tour enough. It's great fun, you're guaranteed to see hundreds of seals and our skipper, Vinny, was so knowledgeable about the seals and the geology of Cape Bridgewater (amongst other things). Would love to do it again in the scuba tank next...More

2  Thank Meg T
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I booked in for this seals by sea tour, was quite a walk up and down hills to the rickety old rusty shedthat is headquarters to the tour, once there i was greeted by loads of sand flies bitting the hell out of my legs,...More

1  Thank Anna_Smith_38383838
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A 15 minute undulating walk from the seals car park gets to you a rickety old shed that is home to life jackets and all the other things needed by this small tour operator. If you have small children, the walk may take longer. Up...More

1  Thank Alison B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This boat ride/tour is so much fun and the up-close interaction with the two seal species is just awesome. A 15 minute walk from the car park to the jetty is well worth it for the experience to come. We rode along in a group...More

1  Thank Grant D
Reviewed 8 January 2017

$40 for a 45 minute trip to see literally hundreds of seals, many close enough to touch (and smell). The operators are super friendly, knowledgeable and very accommodating. Was such a fantastic experience I'm already planning to do it again. Allow 20-25 minutes to walk...More

Thank cmrowlands7
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A picturesque 15 min shoreline walk followed by a short boat ride and an awesome opportunity to see seals in their habitat. Great afternoon, great value for money and highly recommended.

Thank Hillz17
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Absolutely wonderful and worth every cent. Vinnie was full of information. Ages of family ranged from 13 - 66. Allow at least a min of 25 mins to the jetty for the slower walking members of family.

Thank millerw1
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We were a family group with youngsters ranging from 10 - 50 years old. We all thoroughly enjoyed this trip. The boat ride to the seals was exciting and exhilarating, albeit a bit scary for some of us! Vinny was knowledgeable and interesting and was...More

Thank RobertsKLR
Nearby Restaurants
Bridgewater Bay Cafe
130 reviews
.32 km away
Lido Larder
86 reviews
17.46 km away
The Royal Hotel
110 reviews
17.37 km away
Cafe Lazat
26 reviews
17.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
Petrified Forest and Blowholes
98 reviews
2.19 km away
Portland Cable Trams
122 reviews
17.44 km away
Budj Bim Tours
7 reviews
32.45 km away
Cape Nelson lighthouse
206 reviews
13.89 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Sanne J
29 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anna_Smith_38383838 | Reviewed this property |
Winter would not be advisable as the sea would be too rough. They don't operate.
17 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lockie M | Reviewed this property |
It's not open ocean in the sense of being far out at sea. The answer by 'Settlers' above is accurate. It is rarely calm there, and expect the water to be active! But it's fun and if conditions were unsafe, the tours would... More